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146.8  363  290  346  149.7  288  Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 317, Gott des Himmels und der Erden (NLGB 1769; OB 143; EG 445) 321  Chorale Texts used in Bach's Vocal Works Gottes Sohn ist kommen Text and Translation of Chorale: EKG: NLGB 5; GH 5; EKG 2; EG 15; KELG 15 Author: Johann Horn (1544) Chorale Melody: Gottes Sohn ist kommen > Menschenkind, merk oben (Zahn 3294) | Composer: Michael Weisse (Bohemian Brethren, 1501/1531), after an early church melody (Hohenfurt, … Author: Anon / Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 383, Mittit ad Virginem > Als der gütige Gott 31  323  307  13  65  335  Author: Martin Opitz | Bach's Works: BWV 440, Auf, auf! 52  265  | Texts & Translations of Chorales BWV 250-438 244.3  174  85  ), BWV 163/6, BWV 199/6, Wohl dem, der sich auf seinen Gott Author: Johann Franck | Bach's Works: BWV 64/8; BWV 81/7; BWV 227/1,3,5,7,9,11; BWV 358, Jesu, meiner Seelen Wonne Chorales Text used in Bach's Vocal Works Texts & English Translations: This section of the Bach Cantatas Website (BCW) contains Chorale Texts [hereafter referred to simply as ‘CT’s] used by Bach in the cantatas and his other vocal works. 18.5  202  36  500a  45.7  17.7  Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 218/5; BWV 370, Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott Author: Christian Heinrich Postel (?) © 2000-2021 Bach Cantatas Website, Last update: Thursday, April 30, 2020 23:14, Preludi ai Corali - Quartetto Italiani di Viola Da Gamba, Motets & Chorales for Events in the LCY / Chorales by Theme, 371 4-Part Chorales sorted by Breitkopf Number, Texts & Translations of Chorales BWV 250-438, The Origin of the Texts of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer], The Origin of the Melodies of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer], The Chorale in the Church Service [A. Schweitzer], Hidden Chorale Melody Allusions [T. Braatz], The History of the Breitkopf Collection of J. S. Bach’s Four-Part Chorales [T. Braatz], Ach Gott, erhör' mein Seufzen und Wehklagen, Auf, auf, mein Herz, und du, mein ganzer Sinn, Aus tiefer Not schrei ich zu dir (Psalm 130), Danket dem Herrn, denn er ist sehr freundlich, Das walt mein Gott, Vater, Sohn und Heilger Geist, Die Sonn hat sich mit ihrem Glanz gewendet, Erwürgtes Lamm, das die verwahrten Siegel, Es ist vollbracht! 188.6  333  349  Author: Created by Nadine1981. Author: Caspar Neumann | Bach's Works: BWV 145/a, Auf meinen lieben Gott 153.9  383  371  245.17  Author: Anon (attributed to Georg Christian Schemelli) | Bach's Works: BWV 468, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (NLGB 235; GH 299; EG 343; KGEL 273) This is a reworking of the Bach-Kirnberger edition of 370 chorales. ChoraleGUIDE.com is a web resource for learning about writing four-part harmony in the style of J.S. 166.6  119.9  162  Paperback. | Copyright Policy In music, a chorale prelude or chorale setting is a short liturgical composition for organ using a chorale tune as its basis. Author: Eigido of Colonna, Salve cordis gaudium > Jesu, meines Herzens Freud, Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind Author: Ahasverus Fritsch | Bach's Works: BWV 57/8, Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen (EKG 37) 284  40.8  157.5  244b.29  The resources and research pages provide numerous databases and articles that are designed to assist musicians, theorists, historians, composers, teachers, and amateur Bach–lovers alike. 362  Author: Johann Kolrose | Bach's Works: BWV 438; BWV 1123, Wo ist mein Schäflein, das ich liebe [missing translation] 84  197.5  Author: Kaspar Bienemann | Bach's Works: BWV 73/1; BWV 156/6; BWV 339, Herzlich lieb hab' ich dich, o Herr (NLGB 324; EG 397; MHB 459) 149  Author: Johann Jakob Schütz | Bach's Works: BWV 117/1-9, BWV 251, Selig ist die Seele (FT:V 539) [partial translation] 144.3  82  102.7  308  Bach, 371 Harmonized Chorales and 69 Chorale Melodies with Figured Bass, ed. 404  244.32  Author: Matthäus Avenarius | Bach's Works: BWV 128/5, O Lamm Gottes unschuldig (NLGB 79; GH 104; EKG 55) Each CT page contains list of works/movements in which Bach used the CT, either in original or paraphrased form, including specific verse or verses, year of composition, references, etc., and the CM's used by Bach to set the music. 357  O Welt, ich muß dich lassen 393  125.6  Author: Joshua Stegmann | Bach's Works: BWV 297, Dies est laetitiae > Der Tag der ist so freudenreich, Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot (NLGB 170; EG 231) | Chorales BWV 250-438 400  351  194.12  Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 325, Herr Christ, der einge Gottessohn 66  344  154  204  247  Author: Nikolaus Decius | Bach's Works: BWV 244/1; BWV 401, O liebe Seele, zieh die Sinnen [missing translation] 158  361  244.10  104  Author: Diederich von dem Werder | Bach's Works: BWV 425, Weg, mein Herz, mit den Gedanken Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 263, Als der gütige Gott (NLGB 16) [partial translation] 83  Author: Georg Neumark | Bach's Works: BWV 21/9; BWV 88/7; BWV 93/1,2,~3,4,5,~6,7; BWV 197/10; BWV 434, Wer weiß, wie nahe mir mein Ende Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 248/5, Wir Christenleut habn jetzund Freud | Chorale Melodies: Sorted by Title Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 7/1,7; BWV 280, Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht (NLGB 205; EG 469, EKG 354) 40.6  418  Author: Created by schenker. 101  | Preludi ai Corali - Quartetto Italiani di Viola Da Gamba Author: Johann Burchard Freystein | Bach's Works: BWV 115/1,~2-5,6, Mein Augen schließ ich jetzt in Gottes Namen zu (NLGB 210) [partial translation] Author: Adam Reusner | Bach's Works: BWV 52/6; BWV 106/4; BWV 244/32; BWV 247/5, In dulci jubilo (EKG 26) 145  325  283  Learn the two-voice version hands separately with emphasis given to attaining a smooth, … 167.5  248.42  183.5  243  261  Arranged by BWV number, this new 219–page edition of 420 Bach settings is the most comprehensive edition available, containing nearly 70 settings that are left out of the popular Riemenschneider edition. 64.2  1126  Author: Bartholomäus Ringwaldt | Bach's Works: BWV 307, Es ist nun aus mit meinem Leben [missing translation] Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 228/3-4; BWV 422, Was alle Weisheit in der Welt [KGEL 150; Fischer-Tümpel III 415] 382  Author: Johann Olearius | Bach's Works: BWV 129/1-5, Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ | Chorales BWV 351-400 Bach in his vocal works. Author: Nikolaus Herman | Bach's Works: BWV 31/9, BWV 95/7, BWV 428, BWV 429, BWV 430, Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein (NLGB 277; EG 366; Gemeindelieder 57; Jesus unsere Freude! 313  157  252  210  1  Author: Christian Weise | Bach's Works: BWV 245/13, Prepared by Francis Browne & Aryeh Oron (April 2003 - March 2020) 40  140  Author: Wolfgang Meuslin | Bach's Works: BWV 274, Christe, du Beistand deiner Kreuzgemeine 26.6  334  128  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 244/10,37; BWV 245/11; BWV 247/11; BWV 393; BWV 394; BWV 395, O wie selig seid ihr doch, ihr Frommen 420  Author: Johann Georg Albinus or Johann Rosenmüller | Bach's Works: BWV 162/6, BWV 262, Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr Author: Elisabeth Kreuziger | Bach's Works: BWV 22/5; BWV 96/1,6; BWV 132/6; BWV 164/6; BWV Anh 156, Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir 374  317  Author: Salomo Liscow | Bach's Works: BWV 68/1, An Wasserflüssen Babylon Author: Johann Kolrose | Bach's Works: BWV 37/6; BWV 147a/6; BWV 347; BWV 348, Ich dank dir schon durch deinen Sohn (NLGB 195; KGEL 301) [partial translation] 1122  50  245.5  5.7  74  63  mein Herz, mit Freuden [missing translation] 332  328  368  At bach–chorales.com you will find high quality renderings of each Bach chorale, accompanied with thorough contextual information that incorporates the most up–to–date research. O Welt, sieh hier dein Leben [partial translation] Author: Samuel Rodigast | Bach's Works: BWV 12/7; BWV 69a/6; BWV 75/7,14; BWV 98/1; BWV 99/99/1, ~2-5,6; BWV 100/1,6, BWV 144/3; BWV 250, Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit Chorales Not in Riemenschneider (by BWV): 37.6  37  136  337  1124  161  6  44  110.7  It has been written for A2 students at King Edward VI College in Stourbridge, and is suitable for A level (particularly Edexcel) and first year undergraduate study. The translations provided have no other aim than providing a guide to the literal meaning of the German. 266  Author: Martin Luther / Johann Walter | Bach's Works: BWV 42/7; BWV 126/6, Verzage nicht, o Häuflein klein [missing translation] 155  254  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 194/12, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (NLBG 315; EG 147) Author: Martin Rinckart | Bach's Works: BWV 79/3, BWV 192/1-3, BWV 252, BWV 386, Nun freut euch, Gottes Kinder all (NLGB 114; OB 41 (not set); KGEL 122) 308  Albert Riemenschneider, G. Schirmer, NY, 1941. ), BWV 188/6, Aus meines Herzens Grunde (EG 443) Author: Georg Christian Schemelli (?) (KGEL 172) [missing translation] 52.6  110  Author: Ludwig Helmbold | Bach's Works: BWV 73/5, BWV 186a/6, BWV 417, BWV 418, BWV 419, Vor deinen Thron tret ich hiermit (ELG 315) 68  Vergiß ja nicht dies Wort, Heilig, heilig, heilig [The German Sanctus], Herr Gott, dich loben wir [The German Tedeum], Herzliebster Jesu, was hast du verbrochen, Ich danke dir, Herr [o] Gott, in deinem Throne, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der von uns den Gottes Zorn wandt, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der den Tod überwand. | The History of the Breitkopf Collection of J. S. Bach’s Four-Part Chorales [T. Braatz] 405  281  270  | Bach's Works: BWV 494, O lux beata Trinitas > Der du bist drei in Einigkeit Author: Johann Franck | Bach's Works: BWV 248/53; BWV 366; BWV 476, In allen meinen Taten 227.3  55  BWV: 98  Author: Joachim Magdeburg / Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 433, Wer in dem Schutz des Höchsten ist [partial translation] • Melodies should be something easy to sing with a recognisable tune. Nikolaus Herman | Bach's Works: BWV 266, Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt (NLGB 233; EG 28) [missing translation] 266  120.6  168  Author: Johann Heermann | Bach's Works: BWV 107/1-7, Was willst du dich, o meine Seele, kränken [missing verses; partial translation] 169  Author: August Pfeiffer | Bach's Works: BWV 412; BWV 501, So wahr ich lebe, spricht dein Gott = Vater unser im Himmelreich Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 272, Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich 244.54  432  ChoraleGUIDE.com is a web resource for learning about writing four-part harmony in the style of J.S. The way in which the voices lead from one note to the next is called voice-leading. 245  116.6  196  111.6  392  401  250  84.5  342  Before you look at the examples of modulations on the following pages, you should read the notes below carefully. 402  105.6  122  54  20  Author: Johann Flittner | Bach's Works: BWV 259, Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig See also... www.alevelmusic.com 291  297  80.8  136.6  Author: Paul Eber | Bach's Works: BWV 130/1,~2-5,6; BWV 326; BWV 327, Herr Gott, dich loben wir [The German Tedeum] 107  97  198  Or simply use the quick links below. Author: Ambrosius, O Mensch, bewein dein Sünde groß (NLGB 66; EG 76) 278  312  117.4=117.9  368  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 441, Auf, auf, mein Herz, und du, mein ganzer Sinn [partial translation] 321  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 248/17, Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele [EKG 157; EG 218; KGUG 40] 132  166  372  322  385  419  153  176  Author: Adam Drese | Bach's Works: BWV 497, Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig (NLGB 432; FT: IV: 14) [partial translation] 248.17  135  Author: Caspar Peltsch | Bach's Works: BWV 313, Gelobet sei der Herr, mein Gott 24  Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme ('Awake, calls the voice to us'), BWV 140, also known as Sleepers Wake, is a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, regarded as one of his most mature and popular sacred cantatas.He composed the chorale cantata in Leipzig for the 27th Sunday after Trinity and first performed it on 25 November 1731.. Bach composed this cantata to complete … 334  287  Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 64/2; BWV 91/1,2,~3-5,6; BWV 248/7,28; BWV 314; BWV Anh 199, Gib dich zufrieden und sei stille Author: Kaspar Stolzhagen | Bach's Works: BWV 342, Hilf, Gott, dass mirs gelinge (NLGB 75; GH 94) 116  59.3  Author: Christoph Demantius | Bach's Works: BWV 19/7, BWV 70/7, Freuet euch, ihr Christen alle (EKG 25) 244.25  373  255  364  1126  Straf mich nicht in deinem Zorn [EKG 176, ELH 454] 353  Autor: Christian Weise | Bach's Works: BWV 245/Mvt. Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 248/59; BWV 469, Ihr Christen, auserkoren [missing translation] 161.6  310  214  $25.99. 177  245.3  Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 48/7; BWV 334, Herr Jesu Christ, ich weiß gar wohl [missing translation] Author: Christian Keymann | Bach's Works: BWV 410; BWV 499, Sei Lob und Ehr' dem höchsten Gut 306  235  90  Author:? Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 4/2-8, BWV 158/4, BWV 277, BWV 278, BWV 279, Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam Author: Georg Weissel | Bach's Works: BWV 248/46, Nun lob, mein' Seel', den Herren (NLGB 686) Author: Justus Jonas | Bach's Works: BWV 178/1,2,~3,4,5,~6,7; BWV 247/3,26; BWV 258, Wo Gott zum Haus nicht gibt sein Gunst (NLGB 268; ELK 193; ELKG 379) 67.7  Author: Johann Gottfried Olearius | Bach's Works: BWV 449, Dicimus grates tibi > Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir 227  Chorales: Chorales 1-91 Johann Sebastian Bach. 244.44  | The Chorale in the Church Service [A. Schweitzer] Most of the texts are taken from Gesangbuch.org and Colmarisches Gesangbuch, to whom grateful acknowledgement is made for the valuable resources they generously provide. 155.5  THIS 3RD EDITION IS NOW OUT-OF-PRINT PLEASE SEE THE 4TH EDITION: Harmonising Bach Chorales: the definitive guide for students and teachers (ISBN 1985791315) This book is a concise guide to the harmony of Bach’s chorales for advanced level music students, equipping them with the knowledge and understanding to complete their own chorale … Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 69/6; BWV 76/7,; BWV 311; BWV 312, Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele 67  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 413, Steh ich bei meinem Gott [missing translation] 96.6  Arranged by BWV number, this new 219–page edition of 420 Bach settings is the most comprehensive edition available, containing nearly 70 settings that are left out of the popular Riemenschneider edition. Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 451, Die Litanei 46.6  Author: Johann Heermann | Bach's Works: BWV 24/6; BWV 45/7; BWV 71/2; BWV 398; BWV 399, O Gottes Geist, mein Trost und Rat [partial translation] Author: Christian Friedrich Richter | Bach's Works: BWV 459, Es spricht der unweisen mund wohl (NLGB 250) 354  Articles: The Origin of the Texts of the Chorales [A. Schweitzer] 302  371  Author: Rabanus Maurus, Vergiß mein nicht [missing translation] 75.7=75.14  Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 148/6 (? 180.7  It was a predominant style of the German Baroque era and reached its culmination in the works of J.S. Author: Friedrich Daniel Gerhard Müller von Königsberg | Bach's Works: BWV 400, O Jesulein süß, o Jesulein mild [missing translation] Author: Wolfgang Christoph Dreßler | Bach's Works: BWV 467, Ich liebe Jesum alle Stund [missing translation] Author: Andreas Kritzelmann | Bach's Works: BWV 247/13, Brich entzwei, mein armes Herze [missing translation] Created: Oct 30, 2009 | Updated: Nov 30, 2014. 73.5  | Choral / Chorale [C.S. 38  91  122.6  Author: Matthäus Appelles von Löwenstern | Bach's Works: BWV 341, Heut triumphieret Gottes Sohn (NLGB 95; GH 145; EKG 83; EG 109; KGEL 107) 301  233  259  1.6  A spiral–bound Dahn Edition of the Bach Chorales is available! Author: Erasmus Alberus | Bach's Works: BWV 387, Nun freut euch, lieben Christen gmein (EG 341; Gemeindelieder 284; Jesus unsere Freude! 219  Author: Sigismund von Birken | Bach's Works: BWV 268, Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Author: Gottfried Arnold | Bach's Works: BWV 505, Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich (NLGB P 798; EG 421) Author: Matthäus Appelles von Löwenstern | Bach's Works: BWV 391, Nun sich der Tag geendet hat (EG 478; ELG 613) 248.59  Author: Ernst Christoph Homburg | Bach's Works: BWV 247/36, Jesu, nun sei gepreiset J. S. Bach's chorales have long been upheld as wonderful examples of tonal harmony in all its beauty and variety. 1089  311  The example below explains these 'hidden' or 'exposed' octaves - the same can happen with fifths. Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 363, Jesus Christus, unser Heiland, der den Tod überwand (EKG 77; EG 102; KGEL 110) 29.8  239  121.6  93.7  270  148.6  51  Author: Ambrosius [Ambrose of Milan], Veni Creator Spiritus > Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist 409  258  269  49  244.17  343  399  232  295  248.64  229.2  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 103/6, Befiehl du deine Wege Author: Ludwig Helmbold | Bach's Works: BWV 309, Es wird schier der letzte Tag herkommen (NLGB 393; ELG 485) [partial translation] 138  280  129  389  12  345  262  163  230  Motets & Chorales for Events in the LCY / Chorales by Theme 34  169.7  212  262  175  | Passion Chorale 99.6  Albert Riemenschneider, G. Schirmer, NY, 1941. 248.64  227.3  386  384  Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 381; BWV 488, Mit Fried und Freud (EG 519) 125  113.1  89.6  66.6  In some cases the text provided might possibly differ from that known by Bach, but it is hoped that even when this is the case the text may give the general message of the CT Bach is using. 303  Of the two, R310 (from the St. Matthew Passion) is the more interesting, but too difficult for AS. The church reformer Martin Luther (1483-1546) advocated the use of … 70.7  Author: Anon / Bartholomäus Gesius | Bach's Works: BWV 414, Valet will ich dir geben 350  124.6  352  60  Jesu Leiden, Pein und Tod (NLGB 77) Bach chorale guide (A2) 4.7 6 customer reviews. 197  344  Author: Simon Dach | Bach's Works: BWV 405; BWV 406; BWV 495, O wir armen Sünder (NLGB 68; ELS 100) [partial translation] 99.6  201  388  128.5  294  | Privacy Policy 1.6  Author: Jakob Peter Schechs | Bach's Works: BWV 254, Ach Gott und Herr Author: Johannes Flittner | Bach's Works: BWV 361; BWV 473, Jesu, meines Lebens Leben (EG 86) 36.4  Author: Samuel Kinner | Bach's Works: BWV 333, Herr Jesu Christ, du höchstes Gut 259  57  Following methods known to have been adopted by Bach himself, the exercises provided in chorale harmonization are graded in such a way as to encourage the student to develop both technique and imagination within a closely-defined framework. 433  144.6  11  116.6  421  Author: Rudolph Friedrich von Schultt | Bach's Works: BWV 424; BWV 506, Was frag ich nach der Welt Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 80/1,2,5,8; BWV 80a/6; BWV 80b/1; BWV 247/38; BWV 302; BWV 303, Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem ich bin dein müde Author: Wolfgang Christoph Dreßler | Bach's Works: BWV 486, Mein Jesu, was vor Seelenweh [missing translation] Author: Johann Eusebius Schmidt | Bach's Works: BWV 458, Es kostet viel, ein Christ zu sein [missing translation] 427  119  94  343  380  Author: Bartholomäus Ringwaldt | Bach's Works: BWV 113//1,2,~3,4,~5-7,8; BWV 131/2,4; BWV 168/6; BWV 334, Herr Jesu Christ, ich schrei zu dir 167.5  Author: Nikolaus Herman | Bach's Works: BWV 285, Dank sei Gott in der Höhe 180  490; ELG 546) 158.4  185.6  A chorale is usually a simple and catchy melody to which a hymn is sung by soprano singers with a congregation, while the three lower voices provide the harmony. 26  330  310  292  277  Author: Heinrich Seuse | Bach's Works: BWV 368, In tenebris nostrae > Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein The Street Smart™ Guide to the Bach Chorales is a new presentation of all 389 chorales from the 1898 Bachgeselleschaft edition, complete with lyrics. 77.6  Chorale Texts: Sorted by Title 2  121  100  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 159/2; BWV 244//15,17,54,62; BWV 247/23,30, O Herre Gott, dein göttlichs Wort Author: Anon | Bach's Works: BWV 47/5; BWV 138/1,3,7, BWV 420, BWV 421; BWV Anh 159/3, Warum sollt ich mich denn grämen (EKG 297, EG 370) 423  324  375  167  12.7  264  Author: Erasmus Alberus | Bach's Works: BWV 319, Gott lebet noch (KGEL 359) [partial translation] Author: Michael Weisse | Bach's Works: BWV 264, Als Jesu Christus in der Nacht [partial translation] 162.6  178.7  175.7  260  Step by Step Guide to Harmonising A Bach Chorale. 78.7  21  268  Author: Gregorius Richter | Bach's Works: BWV 146/8, Lasset uns mit Jesu ziehen [missing translation] Bach in his vocal works, Gott fähret auf gen Himmel Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 176/6, Was betrübst du dich, mein Herze [missing verses] 356  Author: Matthäus Appelles von Löwenstern | Bach's Works: BWV 275, Christe, du Lamm Gottes (EG 190.2; GL 208) 329  Unless otherwise noted, all articles and resources are created by Luke Dahn. Author: Johann Rist | Bach's Works: BWV 55/5; BWV 244/40, Wie bist du, Seele, in mir so gar betrübt [partial translation] 120  Author: Simon Dach | Bach's Works: BWV 345; BWV 464, Ich dank dir, Gott, für all Wohltat (NLGB 200) Gives detailed steps which the students can work through to harmonise a Bach chorale. 359  It is important to understand the basics of how modulations work, or you will not be able to make sense of what Bach is doing. | Chorales - N. Matt 274  282  264  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 40/6, Seelenbräutigam [partial translation] Author: Paul Stockmann | Bach's Works: BWV 159/5; BWV 182/7; BWV 245/14,28,32,A; BWV 247/21, Jesu, meine Freude (EKG 293) This section of the Bach Cantatas Website (BCW) contains Chorale Texts [hereafter referred to simply as ‘CT’s] used by Bach in the cantatas and his other vocal works. Author: Johann Christoph Rube | Bach's Works: BWV 139/1,~2-5,6, Zeuch ein zu deinen Toren (EKG 105) [partial translation] $19.99. Also covers more advanced techniques such as some chromatic chords. Author: Martin Jahn | Bach's Works: BWV 146/8; BWV 147/6,10, BWV 154/3; BWV 359; BWV 360, Jesu, meines Glaubens Zier [missing translation] Author: Franz Burchart | Bach's Works: BWV 349, Ich danke dir, Herr [o] Gott, in deinem Throne [missing verses; partial translation] 160  | Bach's Works: BWV 245/22, Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (NLGB 255; EG 362) Understand how a chorale works. 79.3  301  13[19], Des heil'gen Geistes reiche gnad' (NLGB 126) 123.6  Vergiß ja nicht dies Wort [missing translation] 3.6  228  309  The sensitivity to parallels in the simple texture of Bach's chorale style means that even similar motion to a fifth or octave can give the impression of parallels. 341  215  Author: Christian Friedrich Richter | Bach's Works: BWV 474, Jesus, meine Zuversicht (EG 526; Feiern & Loben 444; Gemeindelieder 440; Jesus unsere Freude! 345  248.5  294  | Part 2 193  221  30.6  Author: Johann Heinrich Schröder | Bach's Works: BWV 304, BWV 453, Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott (NLGB 256; OB 68, GH 258) 79.3  103  320  Author: Paul Gerhardt | Bach's Works: BWV 74/8, BWV 108/6, Gott, wie groß ist deine Güte [missing translation] 367  285  56  Preview. 281  Author: Johann Rist | Bach's Works: BWV 78/1-7; BWV 105/6; BWV 352; BWV 353; BWV 354, Jesu, der du selbsten wohl (GLEK 321) Author: Christian Scriver | Bach's Works: BWV 446, Der Tag der ist so freudenreich (NLGB 18) 9.7  Author: Martin Luther | Bach's Works: BWV 66/6; BWV 276, Christ lag in Todesbanden Author: Anarg von Wildenfels | Bach's Works: BWV 184/5, O Herzensangst, O Bangigkeit un Zagen [missing verses; partial translation] 69  186  20.7=20.11  139  312  298; Sing mit 126; ELG 96) 8  72.6  All feedback and donations are greatly appreciated! 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